Community Medical Centers has been providing central California with the highest level of care available in the region. Community Regional Medical Center measures up with top hospitals nationally and is the 3rd largest in California! With 685 beds, we are home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in California! We have an 84-bed Level III NICU and plan to significantly expand pediatric specialty care. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We're affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility; trained 3,000 Medical Doctor's to date plus continuous invests in research and training grants.
Provides respiratory care to meet cardiopulmonary needs of the Neonatal patient. Provides prescribed respiratory therapy ordered by the physician, which includes assessment, treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation and care of patients within the facility in a safe and approved fashion. Acts as a Neonatal resource to RCP staff, nursing, physicians, and patients and performs in-depth patient cardiopulmonary assessment. Functions as a RCP Lead Therapist.
A.S. Degree in Respiratory Care. Graduation from an approved Respiratory Care Program. Successful completion of NBRC exams for Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). At least two years of experience as an RCP 2 or equivalent. At least three years of current clinical experience in a level III NICU. Must complete CMC RCP 3 qualifications for NICU which include: L&D orientation, basic core curriculum, STABLE class and advanced core curriculum. Supervisor and Leadership Group approval required.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS MINIMUM REQUIRED: State of California Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license. Current BLS, PALS and NRP certificates. PREFERRED: Neonatal Pediatric Specialty (NPS).